Aloha! The Hawaiian Islands offer visitors a tropical climate, stunning scenery of pristine beaches, lush valleys and the famous Hawaiian hospitality. They're an adventurers' paradise and offer a range of outdoor activities: surfing, snorkeling, hiking, paddle sports, whale-watching, skydiving, helicopter tours, ziplining and many more.
Highlights of the Hawaiian Archipelago are:
Oahu: home to the metropolitan city of Honolulu, the state capitol of Hawaii, and world-famous Waikiki Beach. Oahu offers a mix of modernity and natural scenery.
Maui: featuring some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Visitors can whale watch near Maui, snorkel offshore from a catamaran, hike the rainforests or Haleakala volcano for breathtaking views, and enjoy driving the scenic winding road to the charming town of Hana.
Hawaii (The Big Island): features a large variety of climatic zones and natural scenes - from sandy beaches, waterfalls and rainforest, snowcapped mountains to the active volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Kauai: offers dramatic, natural beauty with its beaches, stunning cliffside hiking and Waimea Canyon.
Lanai: is a true getaway for visitors seeking luxury and privacy away from the crowds.
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